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Sep 24, 2010 9:00am EDT
this week's ask allison is based on this photo, and we're going to tell you about this little investigation that i did to answer this question. really fascinating stuff there. >> can i tell our viewers what you go through to answer these questions? she has been pulling her hair out. >> i'm obsessed about this. >> that's good you found the answer. >> it's very interesting. >> very good. also very interesting, our weather. changes today, tomorrow and sunday. tucker barnes is here with more. >> we've got fog across the area and get ready for record heat. mid-90s, it's going to feel like august out there. let's get started with a fog advisory, all the counties in gray. i moments ago got an update, montgomery county now the fog advisory has been let to expire. carroll county and frederick county in maryland, the fog advisory has been lifted but still in effect in prince george's county and ann arundel county, howard county until 11:00 this morning. visibilities in spots a quarter mile or less. we expect the fog will burn off rather quickly. the sun's had a chance to get up in the s
Sep 17, 2010 9:00am EDT
released. and police say his condition is unknown. that's the latest here, tony, allison, back to you. >> thank you very much. >>> another big story we're following this morning, we are learning more about why a northern virginia man may have staged a violent incident at johns hopkins hospital in baltimore. police say that he shot a doctor, shot and killed his mother, then turned the gun on himself. >>> this morning, that doctor is recovering. now, the gunman's family says he was likely overcome with grief about his mother's conditions. fox 5's sarah simmons joins us this morning. >> good news, the doctor underwent surgery and is expected to be okay. the shooter's brother says he believes his brother is upset over his mother's surgery, because she probably wouldn't be able to walk again. police say paul warren hardic pulled a gun and shot his motor's doctor while the surgeon was updating him on the condition of his elderly mother. the bullet went right into the doctor's stomach. he barricaded himself with his mother. he killed his 84-year-old mother and then himself. for more than two
Sep 10, 2010 9:00am EDT
:00. if you can get to a tv, we'll stream it live on our website, >>> allison, one of the three american hikers jailed in iran for more than a year will be released. sarah shurd will be sent home saturday in an act of clemmencey to mark the end of ramadan, a holy month on the islamic calendar. she and her boyfriend and their friend were arrested and accused of spying 13 months ago, maintaining they were hikeing in iraq and accidentally crossed the border. >>> a federal judge in southern california ruled the military's ban on openly-gay military service members is unconstitutional. the government's don't- ask/don't-tell policy doesn't help military readiness and has a harmful effect on the armed services instead. the epjunction was sought by the log cabin republicans and with a promise from president obama he will work to peel the policy. >>> two families have no place to live after a fire in the district overnight. a mattress caught fire inside a building on m street in southeast. they got the call before 2 in the morning and immediately evacuated the building. 12 peop
Sep 9, 2010 4:30am EDT
restaurant. >> good morning, washington. we thank you for joining us on this wednesday. i'm allison starling. we're going to begin with your traffic and weather. we start with adam. it is about 62 degrees. boy, it is really starting to feel like fall. >> it is. tomorrow is going to be cooler than what we have outside now. temperature-wise around the 60-degree mark. let's go to our forecast for today. a lot of sunshine. mostly sunny skies today. high temperatures in the upper 70's. near 80. currently 67 at reagan national. 61 at martinsburg. very low humidity. still a bit breezy with westerly winds at 10 perfect 20 marns. -- miles an hour. gets you in the mood for fall and football season. let's go to lisa. >> 18th street and florida avenue still closed because of an accident that happened in adams morgan. you can see traffic moving nicely in and out of tysons and bethesda and the american legionon bridge. good in college park. another geico camera will reveal traffic on the other side of town close to bradley boulevard. nice run on the beltway near route four. geel back to allison.
Sep 24, 2010 7:00am EDT
what he will say, but you can bet there will ash lot of people listening. steve and allison? >>> you can count on that, thank you so much. >>> eight minutes past the hour on this friday morning. republican leaders have laid out their agenda. we'll take a closer look at that when we come back. >>> the music world is remembering a pop legend, eddie fisher. we'll look at his life when we return. . >>> time right now is 7:12. time for a look at some stories making headlines. a break in the murder of a college student, neal godleski. a 16-year-old gang member was arrested yesterday. the victim was gunned down on august 22nd while riding hess bike. the suspect is eric foreman he is now 17. he is charged as an adult. >>> the name police vick named the preppy burglary is under arrest, showing the suspect knocking on the door of a house, he went around back and aallegedly broke in. jeremy hall was arrested yesterday in maryland after a tip from someone who recognized him from the video. >>> the entertainment world mourning the loss of performer eddie februaryer. the singer known for his high
Sep 2, 2010 7:00am EDT
couple of minutes. nu allison teand steve, i'll throwh it back to you at the desk. d >>> even though eshurricane ear is not expected to make a direct hit, a state of emergency is in effect for t maryland and virginia. >> some towns are iniaon stand-b and sherry ly is live in ocean city, maryland, this morning. good rnmorning. >> reporter: good morning, ni allison and steve. st you mentioned the evevacuations here in ocean city, they have h no plans to evacuate. what they are doing, emergency officials are keeping an eye on hurricane earl should it come closer into the shore, they may then reconsider. but at this point no evacuations ordered. what rewe can see, if you look out loon the beaches, we have seeing the heavy surf. waves 6-8 surfeet probably thi morning. rn and it is inonly going to get worse as we go throughout the day and into the evening. en hurricane earl, the outer bands are expected to hit here late this evening as well as tomorrow morning being the worst. the storm expectedwo to quickly pass here. what they are telling herepeopl sustained winds of 30-40 miles per hour
Sep 23, 2010 7:00am EDT
. good morning, i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. we say good morning to tucker barnes. >> hot and steamy, that is the forecast. good morning, everybody. we have showers and thunderstorms moving through overnight. morning fog and then a mostly sunny afternoon. but it will be on the hot side once again later this afternoon. currently 71 degrees at reagan national. mild conditions as you start your morning. 67 in baltimore. 67 in winchester. ocean city, maryland, 70 degrees. showers and thunderstorms that rolled through last night have pushed off the coast and in its wake here, as i mentioned, a little morning fog and clouds off to the north and west. i don't think that will amount to much. maybe a couple of sprinkles near the pennsylvania border. unseasonably warm, our high temperature is well above average. back in the low to mid-90s. so a couple of hot days here before we get a weekend cooldown. here is your forecast. and a lot of sunshine by the afternoon and high temperatures back into the low 90s, so a lot of water if you are working outdoors. high temperature about
Sep 22, 2010 9:00am EDT
you. >> thank you very much. we appreciate it. allison. >>> a woman running for the united states senate in maryland died after being hit by an suv. now her mother is speaking out. natasha pettigrew was on her bike training for a die catha lon. the driver did not stop and called four hours later and said she thought she hit a deer. pettigrew held on for a day before her mother told doctors to take her off of life support. >> i'm empty and i'm lost. i miss her, but i did the right thing. i made the decision not to resuscitate when her heard failed. she would not want to have lived in a vegetative stage. >> police say the driver did not discover the bike lodged in the suv's grill until she arrived home in upper marlboro. no charges have been filed in this case. >>> the u.s. supreme court has refused to halt the execution of a woman on death row in virginia, days after the governor deny the clemency. theresa lewis will die tomorrow. she was convicted of masterminding the hired killings of her husband and stepson in 2002. >>> and making headlines, the d.c. state superintendent of educ
Sep 3, 2010 7:00am EDT
steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour. we will have more on hurricane earl in just a moment. first, a big day ahead here on fox 5 morning news. a big day in the race to d.c. mayor. the two leading candidates, mayor fenty and vincent gray will square off in another debate right here in our studios this morning. the debate gets under way at 9:00 right here on fox 5 morning news. you can watch it from work. we will stream it live on >>> all is a are on earl. maximum winds over 100 miles per hour. carolina is feeling the brunt of the storm. the winds are pickinon the shore in maryland. >> let's head over to tucker barnes. he has the latest on earl and what we can expect here, too. >> good morning. losing steam, earl is, but still a major storm as it pushes to the north and east. category 2. gusts to about 115. let's show it to you. it continues to track to the north, northeast about 18 miles per hour. here is the good news. the eye of the hurricane never crossed any land areas. the worst is out to see. you can see the cloud covers and the rain showers pushing back on coastal
Sep 7, 2010 7:00am EDT
more day. good morning, i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. we'll get to weather and traffic in a moment. but as we mentioned, it's back to school for students in northern virginia today. arlington, fairfax, loudoun and prince william county are headed back, with alexandria city, falls church, fairfax city and manassas park schools. we have much more on the first day back coming up later this morning. >>> let's check in with tony perkins and get a look at the forecast for this tuesday morning. >> a fine forecast. hi, allison. for those of you heading out to school, a fine forecast for your commute. later on it will be warm but quiet. no rain on the horizon for today or the day after that or the day after that. let's take a look at the current temperatures around the region. here in d.c., it's 70 degrees. but much of the area is in the 60s. baltimore at 62, 64 at dulles. fredericksberg, virginia, 69 degrees. and in hagerstown it is 65 degrees. so a pleasant start to the day with plenty of sunshine. if anything you'll find slowdowns on the roads due to the sunshine this
Sep 29, 2010 7:00am EDT
. >> and i'm allison seymour. we are happy you are with us. tucker barnes is in for tony with the latest on this day. and you're scaring me with word of a deluge tomorrow. >> we're comfortable now. temperatures in the 50s and low 60s. we'll start with the satellite and look at that. our motion from south to north, waking up with cloud cover. might be a few rays of sunshine as you head out of the door and the clouds will increase and it looks like we have heavy rain in store. not so much today. i think the evening commute is okay, but into the nighttime and during the daytime tomorrow, a lot of heavy rain around as we have prop cal moisture to the south which is being pulled to the north. at this point we have a flash flood watch for later tonight and into the daytime on thursday. we're talking about the potential for several inches of rain. so the entire viewing area under a flash flood watch. it's not just the washington area. most of the mid-atlantic, right into southern new england under the flood watch. right now nice start. 61 at reagan national. 62 in frederick. 60 in freder
Sep 8, 2010 7:00am EDT
. >> and i'm allison seymour. and there isn't even a game yet and there is already talk a trade. >> and that has dominated for the last couple of months. why shouldn't it continue. >>> and tony perkins joins us with the weather, and more maybe? >> no. just the weather. good morning. a warmish start to the day. mid-70s. so warmer than yesterday. and it will be another warm day today before we get cooler air working in here. currently 74 degrees in washington. 74 up in baltimore. 71 at dulles airport. fredericksberg, virginia, 75 degrees. and in frederick, maryland, 78 degrees. we were tracking some showers to the west. you can see how that breaks up into our viewing area so not much happening out this. some of you might see a brief sprinkle and that's a possibility but most of that has dissipated. here is your forecast for today. today is really a day of transition as a cold front begins to move through. don't really think of it as a cold front because it will still be warm today. 89 degrees. we have morning clouds. it will become sunny. winds shift out of the west at 15-20 miles per hou
Sep 20, 2010 9:00am EDT
draft. and they need this guy, tony and allison. because last year the offensive line was a wreck and he has really helped fortify the offensive line. we have a tweaked knee situation. he's going to have an mri on the knee. i talked to the redskins a little while ago. he's having it today, waiting for the swelling to go down. let's just hope there is no tear. just a sprain and make a week injury and maybe he's fine. but with knees and young guys you want to -- this is your future. so don't throw him back out there. we have to make sure it's good and if he's okay then the offensive line will be okay. >> judging from his reaction i'm concerned. >> as am i. >> because the athletech knows. >> they look like true warriors. >> and you know who played hard, your guy, landry. >> he wore himself out. >> because he was flying all over the ball again. last week he had 17 passes, allison, just for you. >> he is so strong. >> and this week 11 more. look at that. do you like the pose? >> i do. >> style points. it's good to see this guy. and talk about a guy they need on the defensive side of the ball.
Sep 6, 2010 9:00am EDT
. gurvir and allison, back to you. >>> top story this morning. allegations of election fraud in prince george's county. >> we're talking about bogus ballots sent to residents telling them who to vote for. sarah simmons is live at a polling station in largo. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. there are candidates that say that a sample ballot handing out that they believe there is something wrong and don't think there is something right with this ballot. and angela ashbrook is a candidate for state's attorney in prince george's county. she said a fake ballot arrivedn at her parent's house and listed her as running for two different offices. and it claims that anthony muse endorsed the candidates listed inside but once you flip over the ballot it tells you to vote for his important-- opponent instead. >> and the worst part is this is a illegal document. it listed citizens of change and there is no listed corporation. >> it is a violation of campaign law to have a committee that does not commit. >> reporter: now muse has been blaming three candidates that are listed on the ballot fo
Sep 27, 2010 9:00am EDT
about where the flood watch is in a couple of minutes. allison and tony, back to you. >>> our top story, a deadly shooting overnight in landover, maryland. >> police found a man shot in the 3400 block of dodge park show. days ago another man was found shot in the vehicle -- in a vehicle in the same area. we are following it still- developing story all morning. sarah simmons, good morning. >> reporter: that's right, it was the same block, the same area on dodge park road where this occurred, similar to a shooting that happened eight days ago in the same area. now place say last night's shooting happened 10 minutes before midnight. police are telling us a man was found suffering from a gunshot wound, but i spoke to a resident who said he thought -- saw it all take place before his eyes and told us exactly what happened. and others are just very concerned as well. >> i heard the crash and then there was a guy that got out of the van, walked up to the cadillac and they had some words and a shot went off. then the guy got out of the cadillac, they got to tussling, he ran, the guy shot him ag
Sep 15, 2010 9:00am EDT
a couple of minutes. allison. >> tucker, thank you. >>> the district -- sent a message cloud and clear they want a change. >> vincent gray wins the democratic primary against mayor fenty. and will now likely become the city's next mayor. >> with 90% of the precincts reporting, gray has received 53% of the vote to fenty's 46%. we're told the mayor called gray this morning to concede the race. matt acland is live at the board of election headquarters in northwest with the latest. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning tony and allison. you can believe it was over. it was a long night last night and this mayor race is what everyone is talking about this morning, whether they wanted the mayor to win or they are so excited that the chairman has won. it's on the minds of so many people. we should update you with the information we have. we are told that chairman gray is expected to hold a press conference to make some kind of speech at noon today at the same hotel where he was early this morning. in fact we have some video to show you. this is right around 2:00 this morning. it
Sep 9, 2010 9:00am EDT
. >> reporter: good morning, allison and tony. like you said, the next days were important. and mayor fenty knows that, as he is behind in the polls, that he is asking for the top man in the country, president barack obama's endorsement. at this point the white house has not said anything. we did hear about it over the last couple of days. now the clarus poll shows gray ahead and he is getting a growing lead over the past few weeks. and it shows if there is high turnout among black voters, fenty might lose this race. but one thing is for sure, both candidates are campaigning really hard just a few days out. the latest poll is more good news for vincent gray whose lead has grown in august since the latest poll. it is the third poll in a week to put gray on top. but there is still no clear-cut winner. >> it's clear that our message is getting out across the city. and for those who need to keep working hard. >> reporter: fenty did not make himself available for an interview with you issued a statement saying the only numbers that count are those in the polls at the end of the day. we are out o
Sep 13, 2010 7:00am EDT
13th, 7:00. good morning and thanks for being with us, i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour. a lot of redskins fans will be going on little sleep this morning after a nail-biting win against the cowboys. it came down to the final play. it looked like things were tied up with no time on the clock. but hold on. there was a holding penalty on dallas. the play was wiped out and the redskins were handed a victory. i don't like how that sounds -- handed a victory. the guy shouldn't have pulled him like that. dave ross will join us coming up in just a few minutes. >> we'll take the victory. >> exactly. >>> a lot of people sleepy eyed because of the game. >> and the vma's. >> a lot of people will enjoy that. >>> tucker that looked ominous with the fog rolling in. >> visibility less than a quarter mile. we have a dense fog advisory to the west until 9:00 this morning. i'll show you the maps and we'll talk about a nice looking monday. as we get into the afternoon. but a dense fog advisory until 9:00. all of the counties in gray. so not the district, even though we're getting fog here, ou
Sep 16, 2010 9:00am EDT
at the tropics coming up in a few minutes. allison, back to you. >>> our top story on this morning, an investigation is underway following a deadly crash in prince george's county. the collision happened along marlboro pike in district heights overnight and involved an suv and an ambulance on its way to an emergency. >> now three people in the suv were killed, two medics are being treated. stacy cohan joins us live with more on this story. good morning, stacy. >> reporter: good morning. it was a devastating accident this morning. it happened just after midnight. the ambulance had just left the firehouse which is a few blocks down the road. here is what happened. we have some video overnight. the suburban was apparently traveling on the wrong side of the road. the ambulance was headed westbound and the suburban was headed straight for the ambulance. the driver of the ambulance swerved off to the left and the suburban then hit the side of the ambulance, sheering off the entire side of the vehicle before then careening about another 40 yards straight into a brick wall, then into a uti
Sep 14, 2010 7:00am EDT
election day. >>> good morning. thank you for being with us. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. it is 7:00 a.m. and the polls are just opening in the district and in maryland. they'll be open for the next 13 hours, closing tonight at 8:00. >> when the results come in there could be a major change in leadership in the nation's capital. vincent gray has been enjoying leads at the poles over fenty, but the question is can the incumbent turn out enough votes for four more years. we'll share our final interviews with mr. fenty and gray in a moment. >>> the other big race is in prince george's county where there will be a change in leadership and it's likely one of these two men will become the next county executive. we have that state this morning. >>> and state races across maryland, including the state house and senate and local races in several counties, we'll have that all for you this morning. >>> in the meantime, tony perkins joins us this morning. straight up 7:00. this morning is starting off clearer than yesterday. a lot of fog yesterday. >> yeah, today looks good.
Sep 22, 2010 12:00pm CDT
., restaurant hostess. good afternoon. i'm steve sanders. >> and i'm allison payne. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america. >>> wgn's julian crews is live outside the congressman's southeast side home with more on the fallout. >> reporter: good afternoon. congressman jesse jackson, jr., clearly in no rush to answer reporter's questions. there is no sign of him here at his south shore home. he said to be en route in his washington, d.c., office. yesterday in a written statement, the congressman said that the allegations the smith seat allegations are nothing new. he continues to deny that he offered campaign cash to then governor rod blagojevich. all in exchange for the vacant senate seat. but revelations about a washington, d.c., cigar and martini whoitous are almost overshadowing the other allegations. new photographs surfacing of a part time model. a "sun-times" report says jackson asked a businessman and contributor to pay for two plane tickets to fly her to a chicago meeting with jackson. if the allegations are true, he could be looking at
Sep 28, 2010 9:00am EDT
. >> reporter: good morning, tony and allison. rahm emanual has long had aspirations of being the mayor of chicago. there were sources that say that he will make an announcement possibly by friday what his decision is. there is speculation that he would leave his white house chief of staff post but once chick mayor richard daily -- dale said he would not run for re-election again, the speculation grew even more. he's long expressed his interest in running for the mayor. a sources close to him say he has not made a final decision just yet. his family is weighing heavily on his mind. it's a big factor in whether or not he decides to campaign. if you take a look, the chicago mayor, richard m. daily longest mayor other than his father richard j. daily. and this is making it the perfect opportunity for rahm emanual to try to step in and run for office there. now president obama has made it known that he believes that rahm emanual would be an excellent mayor. but he's also indicated as well that the decision will have to come soon. of course we have mid-term elections coming up. this is somethin
Sep 6, 2010 7:00am EDT
morning and thanks for being with us. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. at the start of the holiday weekend, we were talking about hurricane earl as its effects were being felt on the eastern shore. apart from rain and rough surf, the delmarva did not get hard- hit at all. but check out what earl did do in canada. this is video out of nova scotia. it brought down huge trees and lost power to a quarter million of people. it hit the maritime province as a category one. >> let's check in with tucker barnes for the forecast. >> the upper 70s and lower 80s and going to be the same today. let's get to it and talk about current conditions. and we're off to a cool start. 40s out there. look at winchester, 47 degrees. hagerstown, good morning to you, 51. 58 at dulles. 52 in frederick, 63 here in town. if you are lucky enough to be waking up at the shore, ocean city, 53. should be a great looking afternoon. bright sunshine expected throughout the day and high temperatures back in the middle 80s. there is a morning look at your satellite radar. very quiet conditions continue. a
Sep 1, 2010 7:00am EDT
chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. let's check in with tucker barns who has more on earl. timing is certainly bad for a lot of folks. >> it looks like during the day on friday, and the hurricane watch has been extended to include the virginia coastline. the storm has weakened. but let's go to vipir. first a quick look at hurricane watch. surf city, north carolina to paramour island, virginia, under a hurricane watch. don't be surprised if this doesn't get extended up into new jersey this afternoon. now to vipir. let's take a look the at storm -- at the storm, maximum winds 125, gusts over 140 and charging off to the north and west at 16 miles per hour. likely to keep this intensity as it approaching the carolina coastline overnight thursday and into friday morning and then charge up the coast during the day on friday. so watch this carefully over the next couple of days. locally we're doing fine. today is going to be another hot, sunny day with afternoon high temperatures back into the 90s. currently we're 76 degrees at reagan national. humidity 65%. winds shifting later out of the
Sep 27, 2010 7:00am EDT
. monday morning, september 27th. good morning i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour. you kind of have a rough start to the day. and it's monday too. >> it's not good, is it? >> no. tony perkins is joining us now. we say goodbye to the 90-degree temperatures. >> their gone. and like holly said, it's rainy and misty, monday, redskins lost, it doesn't make for a great start to the day. >> that's pressure on you to keep us entertained this morning, mr. perkins. >> i'll do the best i can. but here is what i can tell you. i can keep you prepared for what we have in store for today and it's going to be more rainfall. now we do need the rain. that is the good news that we're getting some much-needed rain. take a look at hd radar and we'll start with that and show you the area covered by precipitation. and we are seeing rainfall across its area right now. most of it is not heavy rain. it's around washington, the beltway, outside of the beltway and then points west as well. some light to moderate rainfall. on top of that we have mist and fog out there so as you saw in the live shot, visibi
Sep 3, 2010 9:00am EDT
panel of questioners. we begin with allison seymour and gurvir dhindsa. and paul wagner and d.c. political reporter karen gray houston as moderator, i may ask a follow-up question. the candidates then would get the full a lotment of answer and reput tall time. we have been asking you the viewer for your input and questions that you would like us to ask the candidates. we thank you for your response. you will hear many of your thoughts incorporated into the questions that we pose the next hour. we are streaming today's debate live on our web site at you can go there to chat about the debate in realtime as it's happening. so, those are the ground rules, we are ready to begin. before the debate, mayor fenty won a coin toss. he decided to give his opening statement first. mayor fenty. >> thank you and good morning. if this debate is like the last six months of campaigning, expect my opponent to not spend a lot of time talking about his record or my record. expect him to talk a lot about things like a made up charge of phonism, a charge that "the washington post" dismiss
Sep 9, 2010 7:00am EDT
morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. a little bit cool though. coming into fall. i can al-qaeda feel it. tony perkins showing us the rest of the day. >> a wonderful start to the day and today will be a very, very nice day. want to show you the satellite radar. not just for the region but for the eastern united states. we're in the clear this morning. you have plenty of clear sky and sunshine. things look really good. pleasant start to the day. out to west, that's where there is a lot of rain. that associated with hermine, the remnants of what was tropical storm hermine bringing heavy rain to areas, even tornado activity in parts of texas yesterday. all of that precipitation making its way eastward and could bring us some rain by sunday. now let's go back to the graphics. current temperatures around the region, we are at -- well those are the highs from yesterday. here are the current temperatures around the region. 65 degrees right now in washington. 62 in annapolis. quantico is at 61. dulles is 57. gaithersburg 54 degrees. your forecast for today looks like this: s
Sep 21, 2010 7:00am EDT
2010. glad you're with us. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. and it's going to be a nice mild one for this day of transition. and then it will feel like summer again. tony perkins joins us with a closer look. >> it doesn't make it easy to explain when today is the last full day of summer and then tomorrow our temperatures go up to the 90s with heat and humidity. enjoy today. another mild one. as allison said, not bad at all. let's look out there. a cool start to the day. 58 degrees in washington. 49 in baltimore. 48 at dulles. so very cool. 53 in ocean city. and winchester is at 51 degrees. here is a look at the satellite radar. you know that live picture we showed you a moment ago, that told you the whole story. it's clear outside, bright sunshine as the sun just came up a few moments ago and not much in the way of cloud cover out there. so the day planner for today looks like this: a lot of sun, a cool start to the day but a day with seasonal temperatures. look for a high of around 80 degrees, our average high for today is 78. not bad at all. a lot of sunshine. enj
Sep 16, 2010 7:00am EDT
being with us. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. that pesky little humidity is creeping back into the forecast. tony perkins is joining us with the details. not just the nasty humidity. >> i keep saying that. today is a transition day. we've had great weather for the week. today is not so great. it will be humid, warmer, more clouds and it will set us up for a wonderful weekend. high clouds streaming through early this morning. you'll see some sun filter through but the clouds will thicken up and by tonight mostly cloudy skies. right now 69 in the capital. 62 at dulles. dover, delaware, 67 degrees. today clouds on the increase. warm temperatures. more humid than it has been. breezy with winds out of the south at 10-15 miles per hour. that's a look at the weather. now an update on traffic and for that we go to julie wright. >>> not so bad right now if you're at the wilson bridge. the inner loop of the beltway slowing leaving braddock toward 66. and the lanes are open. eastbound 66 tied up as you work in from the virginia visitor's center and nutley street to the beltway.
Sep 14, 2010 9:00am EDT
hurricanes. back to you tony and allison. >>> and our top story today, it is primary day in d.c. and in maryland and hem are ping to the -- people are heading to the polls. and that includes the race for mayor and prince george's county executive. stacy cohan is in prince george's county, but we start with matt acland live in northwest with the latest on the mayor's race. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. let's first talk about an issue we've been hearing about from the board of elections here in d.c. it has to do with the electronic voting machine that are new in some precincts. we're told at six different locations there have been issues with electronic machines. apparently it is training that is the issue. the people that were supposed to set them up and use them today had some problems setting them up. about six machines not working at this point or maybe they have been fixed at this point. but at last talk to the elections officials they told us they are having some issues. but the precincts are still open. you are still able to go in and fill out a ballot like i did this mo
Sep 2, 2010 9:00am EDT
day forecast looks fantastic. i'll have the weekend details coming up in a few minutes. allison and gurvir, back to you. >>> a state of emergency has already been declared for maryland, virginia and north carolina. >> and the effects are already being felt. amtrak has canceled train routes in virginia. there are mandatory evacuations in the outer banks of north carolina and travelers are being advised not to travel and from ocean city. sherry ly is live in ocean city and joining us with the latest situation. tides started picking up a short time augment it is. we are just at low tide and so it should pick back up again but we've seen waves of 6-8 feet out here and it will only get worse. we are her a hurricane watch here in ocean city, although earl is expected to pass close off shore. we're still going to get pounded with high winds and heavy surf. we're looking at waves later today at 12 up to 15 feet. right now life guards are not out on the beaches but they will be shortly. yesterday they had restrictions as far as how far people could go into the water -- knee deep or less and
Sep 27, 2010 12:00pm CDT
steve sanders. >> i'm allison payne. we welcome our views -- viewers who are waving us around the country on wgn america. muriel clair is live with our top story. >> 60-year-old ofelia garcia and 37-year-old maria garcia in this case both whom are in custody walked into the courtroom this morning calmly looking out at the crowd of spectators to connect with family and friends who may be among them. and garcia immediately connected with someone and began smiling and waiving and blowing kisses before she finally took her seat at the defense table. garcia and her co-defendant, 37- year-old maria garcia overra are charged with planning an acid attack on espiranza medina and hiring three teenagers to carry it out. it happened in july of 2008. victim espiranza medina, a social worker was on her way to work at 6:00 a.m. when the three teenagers confronted her and threw battery acid in her face. craig enderson, the assistant states attorney said during closing arguments he asked how did three teenagers in cicero end up in logan square at 6:30 a.m. just in time to attack the victim? the pl
Sep 29, 2010 9:00am EDT
let's head back to skype, we have got allison from baltimore, maryland, good morning, allison. can you hear us, allison? >> yeah, i can hear you. >> what's your question? >> i'm a recent college grad working in a new city and i understand the basics of personal finance, but i'm struggling to find information on how to meet my long-term goal, i'm looking to buy a house and be in a comfortable financial situation in the next ten years, so how at 22 can i start working towards these goals. >> you have a lot of things you want to accomplish in a short period of time. in ten years or so, the first thing you want to do is sign up for a free community personal finance website where you can upload all of your financial information from your bills to your student loans to your savings and checking and they allow you to kind of fiddle with the numbers and see what it will take to reach your goal. i want you to open an automated savings about. the first thing you said is you want to be comfortable. that means security. you need all of these emergency expenses saved up for the six months at least.
Sep 20, 2010 6:00am PDT
allison burns is in our wash of washington, d.c. bureau, with reaction from their families. good morning, allison. >> good morning to you. that's right. as iran's president arrives in new york for the united, there are fears that could be detained in iran as bargaining chips this. is a look at mahmoud ahmadinejad's meeting sunday with the u.n. secretary general. he has suggested the captured hikers could be traded for iranians in u.s. custody. the third, sarah shord was released yesterday and spoke out yesterday, pleading for the release of her fiance, shane bower, and friend josh vital. their moms are also in new york this week, trying to meet with iran's president. but they make it clear they don't want to be negotiators. >> we are not politicians, we are mothers and we want our children returned to us. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is also in new york for the u.n. summit. she is calling on ahmadinejad to, quote, make a very significant humanitarian gesture and release the two americans. reporting live from washington, d.c., allison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >> mahmoud
Sep 1, 2010 9:00am EDT
minutes. allison, gurvir, back to you. >> tucker, thanks. >>> more on hurricane earl now after barreling through the caribbean, category four storm now threatening to sideswipe the east coast. or has it been downgraded to three? >> it's been three, but it is still a massive storm and there are concerns from here to the carolinas about how earl will effect labor day weekend. sarah simmons is joining us live with the latest. >> reporter: well some people have already had their vacation plans interrupted early. from what we know this morning, we know that folks on the north carolina island of ocracoke have been evacuated as well as hatteras island is also being evacuated. now we've learned within the hour. and hurricane earl is now a category three. it has been downgraded but make no mistake about it here, it can still do a lot of damage with winds packing up to 125 miles per hour right now. maryland emergency officials are meeting today about the impact it's expected to have on ocean city. the mayor there said they have about 200,000 people there now leading up to this big labor
Sep 10, 2010 12:00pm CDT
year. good afternoon, i'm allison payne. >> i'm steve sanders. want to welcome our viewers who are watching around the country on wgn america. wgn's nancy loo is live at area 2 police headquarters with the latest on the investigation. >>> well, steve and allison, the two 179s in custody -- in custody are fellow bowen high school students though neither are charged in this week's murder of a classmate. as the family of 16-year-old deantonio goss make funeral arrangements, police are moving fast in this case. the first murder of a cps student in the new school year. goss and an 18-year-old classmate were shot multiple times just blocks from the school as they walked home after classes. goss died soon after and the other student remains hospitalized. witnesses say the deadly violence was preceded by an argument in the school cafeteria hours earlier. the victim's father is a neighborhood peace activist who praised police on their work and he says it hardly matters that his son's killer may be a fellow bowen high school student. >> whether they went to school. went to the same school, g
Sep 20, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. >>> she is a junior in college. allison starling spoke with her. >> she spent time in bethesda this week and talking with young girls about her new book. >> i have a ton of a young girl little girl cousins and i thought about how much the pressure the media put on them to be skinny. >> she is the daughter of two famous parents. at a very young age, catherine was self-conscious about her body. she writes in her book, i hate myself. i am ugly and i feel totally disgusting. i was only 10 years old and already suffering. >> all of a sudden, you go from this kid a body to having hips and you are confused and then you feel pressure in school. >> she says her open relationship with her mom and advice from her dad helped create a positive body image. and mine said that she hopes to pass on to a younger generation. -- a mindset that she hopes to pass on to younger generation. >> it was something that i had trouble with bread -- with. >>> this weather pattern will collate sooner or later. we will have one more throwback to the summer weather. we're heading back to 90 degrees. >> for how long?
Sep 30, 2010 7:00am PDT
. >> lawmakers are rushing back home to campaign for the re-election. >>> allison burns is live in the washington news room with more on what they didn't get done before they left town. >> good morning, allison. >> good morning, dave. >>> you know we have a rainstorm occurring here in the nation's capitol, but that is not stopping the candidates. there is no answer still as far as what will happen to the bush era tax cuts, no bunding to fund the -- -- budget to fund the government, no word on the healthy school lunch standards. >> right now, voters are so skeptical with washington that there is very little that the democrats could pass in the next couple of days to change the outcome of the elections. >> reporting live from washington d.c., allison burns. >> thank you, allison. >> it is 8:19. nasa can plan for one extra space shuttle mission. there is an approved $1 million budget to the space agency, and they had planned two more launches with the agency. and now with the money, they will be able to add one more to the list. and this will be developed as a booster rocket that is going
Sep 20, 2010 12:00pm CDT
armed teen at a train station. >>> i'm steve sanders. >>> i'm allison payne. we welcome wgn america viewers. judy wang is live at the garfield station with details. >> reporter: chicago police say the officers involved had to defend themselves but some people on the train saw things differently. with the witnesses disputing the account, relatives say they will investigate. >> he was giving up, he was in the mode of giving up. he is done, he is not running. he got rid of the weapon. >> reporter: that man was a rider who witnessed the shooting that killed george lash. he said he was not going anywhere when the officer fired. they say he was on a red line train with a gun. two officers approached him at the garfield stop. he fought with the officers and pointed a gun with them. that's why they shot him. i spoke with his brother and step brother. they said they never believed he would point a gun at police. an aunt will seek the advice of an attorney. >> we will bury him then we will fight for him. we'll not say he was a brilliant kid, he did nothing wrong. he had his faults. we're not
Sep 22, 2010 7:00am EDT
that we can see the sun, we know. we are just a few minutes past sunrise. allison. >> i was going to say sunrise. but we missed the first sliver. >> thanks for being with us. let's get straight to tony perkins. >> a fine start to the day. good morning to you, good morning, allison and everybody. it is going to be a hot day today. let's look at the current temperatures around the region. 68 right now in the nation's capital. 62 in baltimore. dulles is at 64. patuxent naval air station is at 70. frederick, maryland is at 59 degrees. here is a look at the satellite radar. as you saw from the live shot, skies are mostly clear. bright sunshine traveling east. that may slow you down because of the sun. out to the north and west there is some rainfall across the great lakes, northwestern portions of ohio and through indiana. and some of that could make it through here tonight so we could see some rainfall. so your day planner looks like this: hot and increased humidity. a high today around 90 degrees. yes, 90 degrees. that's a look at the weather. we have more coming up. right now let's go
Sep 28, 2010 7:00am EDT
an eye on all of that. thanks for being with us. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. happy tuesday. >> let's look at our forecast with tony perkins today. >> good morning to you and good morning, everybody. let's start with hd radar. we have been tracking some rain showers coming through the area. we have had a couple of areas of heavy rain. a little spot off to the south and east, just south of cambridge, maryland. meanwhile off to the north and west you see counties shaded in. those counties are under a severe thunderstorm warning until 7:30 this morning. it is not in the washington area, but well out to the west and northwestern washington county, northeastern hardy county, hampshire county, western portions of morgan county under a severe thunderstorm warning until 7:30. for us, a couple of light showers here and there. let's go to the graphics and we'll show you the satellite radar for this morning. you see the classic comma shape, the low moving through west virginia and into western portions of pennsylvania, eastern portions of high, dragging a whole lot of pr
Sep 15, 2010 7:00am EDT
. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. thanks for getting up with us on this very important day. a lot of folks bleary eyed waiting for the results to come in last night. >> and most results not coming in until people were in bed. >>> let's check in with tony for the forecast. >> good morning. i just stepped outside, it's going to be a picture perfect day. current temperatures, 63 degrees in the direct, 55 in baltimore. fredericksberg, virginia, at 56 degrees and in higers town it is 60 degrees at this hour. and here, not a cloud in the sky. clear skies across most of the area and a couple of clouds off to the south and east and we do not expect any precipitation today. after a cool start, mostly sunny. normal high would be 80 degrees and we're looking for a eye of 83 in the middle of the afternoon. that's a look at the weather. now another look at this morning's rush hour traffic with julie wright. >>> outer loop had yet another crash as traffic merges from 95 to the outer loop. outer loop delays from college park into silver spring, with 95 flowing south to the p
Sep 10, 2010 7:00am EDT
. i'm steve cheveney. >> i'm allison seymour. tony perkins has a look at today's forecast and that all important weekend. >> good morning and it's -- it's friday. we have changes coming and looks like we will get some -- hi there, folks. was i not good enough? >> you were not needed anymore. >> you will reject it. >> here are your weather headlines, the feel of fall. highs in the upper 70s, and temperatures in the 50s tonight. if you're out and about, you will need a jacket with you and igor, tropical storm igor way out in the atlantic and wakens for now. we're not going to worry about that and we'll tell you later. showers late saturday and during the day, the first half of the day on sunday. here are your current temperatures around the region. we're at 61 degrees here in washington and 62 now. updated and 60 annapolis; 64, gaithersburg. most of you in the 50s, 52, monasses; 62, quantico and frederick at 57 degrees. the forecast for today looks like this, mostly sunny, comfortable and pleasant with a high of 78 degrees. joe go to julie wright for the for that traffic. >> slowing in v
Sep 20, 2010 7:00am EDT
degrees right now. it's monday morning, september 20th, 2010. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. welcome to fox 5 morning news on a monday morning. >>> up first, a heads up before going to the school bus. three anne arundel county schools are closed because of a water main break. these chesapeake high school, chesapeake middle school and folger mckinney. all other schools will open on time. >>> and keeping watch of hurricane igor, it appears it will likely veer northeast away from the u.s. with the 75 mile- per-hour winds. the eye of the storm barely missed bermuda overnight. no early reports of major damage to the island but many parts lost power. forecasters say igor will continue to cause high surf and strong rip current as -- currents along the eastern seaboard. >> it's going to shape up nice today. >>> it's going to be not as warm as yesterday. but a decent day today and then later in the week we'll see our temperatures warm up quite nicely. it will be like summertime again, before fall, which happens on wednesday. not much to show you folks. not much in the way of
Sep 9, 2010 7:00am PDT
channel 2 reporter allison burns is live with more on what the president had to say. good morning, allison. >> good morning to you, tori. you know, the florida pastor says he has not gotten any personal calls from the state department. but this morning in a tv interview, president obama urged him to halt his plans to burn the koran. reverend terry jones showed the stack of muslim holy books that he said was sent to him by supporters. he is planning to burn them on saturday, 9/11. >>> as of yesterday afternoon, the pastor was defiant. >> we are not convinced that backing down is the right thing. so on september 11th, we shall continue with our planned event. >> reporter: the state department is warning u.s. embassies around the world to prepare for violence and retaliation if the pastor goes ahead with his plans. a prominent islamic group is here to address the controversy this morning. i'll have more on that during my next update in about an hour. reporting live from washington, d.c., allison burns, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> 7:15. in the bay area, religious leaders of many faiths
Sep 28, 2010 6:00am PDT
may be leaving to pursue his own political dreams. ktvu's allison burns joins us now from our washington d.c. newsroom with word of a possible replacement. allison. >> reporter: well, good morning to you. just yesterday president obama joked on tv that if rahm emanuel wants to run for mayor of chicago he better decide quickly. now we're getting word that the white house chief of staff seems to be taking his boss' advice and could announce his departure from the white house as early as friday. he has reportedly been putting a team together and making calls to gauge his elect bility in chicago. his departure comes at a tense time in the obama administration with the president's popularity dropping and democrats on the verge of possibly losing congress. meanwhile another obama senior advisor is reportedly on the short list to replace emanuel. reporting live from washington d.c., allison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a soldier from stockton is involved in a horrifying incident in iraq. the stockton record reports a u.s. service member is now in custody accused of shooting specia
Sep 13, 2010 12:00pm CDT
purchased a gun for protection. i'm steve sanders. >> i'm allison payne. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america. wgn's judy wang is live in roseland with our top story. >> good afternoon. michael pierce's family says that they had a shotgun in the house for protection. they purchased it legally and had it locked up. the boys found the key. pierce's 14-year-old brother remains in custody. >> we were going to miss michael. michael was blessing to us for 12 years. we don't know how we will make it without him. >> reporter: michael pierce's family adopted him when he was four months old. his mother found him in the family's home on east 130 place last night. the 12-year-old was lying at bottom of the basement stairs with gunshot wounds to his head. pierce was pronounced dead about half hour after he was found. investigators say the evidence suggests this shooting was an accident. no charges have been filed. >> it had to be because they were like twins. they was -- when you saw one, you saw the other. they ran, played back and forth, up and down the
Sep 8, 2010 6:00am PDT
jobs and helping businesses. allison burns joins us from our washington d.c. newsroom with the details. good morning, allison. >> reporter: good morning to you, pam. just a few months before the midterm elections congress might not have the appetite for a big debate on a new economic recovery program, but today president obama will make a new pitch to try to boost the economy. he wants $200 billion in new tax breaks for businesses. and he wants to invest $50 billion to improve roads, rails and runways. he'll also push for letting the bush tax cuts expire for households making more than $250,000 a year. his argument is that business tax breaks will do more to stimulate the economy than extending tax rates for the wealthy. >> this economy's not hurting people to make $800,000 a year. it's hurting families that are making $40,000 a year. >> reporter: now republicans are saying that any new tax increases now will hurt the economy. reporting live from washington d.c., allison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time now 6:16. this morning bp announced its results of its internal investigation o
Sep 8, 2010 5:00am PDT
another proposal for creating jobs and helping businesses. ktvu's allison burns is live in our washington d.c. newsroom with all the details. allison, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, dave. that's right. president obama heads to cleveland to the with a new plan to bring relief to american businesses. the president will announce a $200 billion plan, a package of tax cuts and investments including a proposal to allow companies to write off 100% of the funds they spend investigating in facilities and equipment between now and the end of 2011. >> this isn't about the next 60 days or the next 90 days. this is about how do we get our economy fully back on track. >> reporter: the president also wants to spend an additional $50 billion on projects to improve the nation's roads, rails and runways. he says he can do it without increasing the deficit. now president obama is also going to make clear today that he wants to let the bush era tax cuts expire for households making more than $250,000 a year that is an idea very unpopular with republicans here on capitol hill. reporting live
Sep 30, 2010 6:00am PDT
leaving without taking action on several key pieces of legislation. ktvu's allison burns is live in our washington d.c. newsroom with more on what they didn't get done before they left town. good morning, allison. >> reporter: good morning to you dave. it is a race to the airport for members of congress who are wrapping up their work a week and a half earlier than planned so they can get back home and back on the campaign trail. democrats are fighting to keep control of congress. but they are leaving behind some unfinished business. there's still no answer to what will happen to those bush era tax cuts that expire at the end of this year. there's still no budget to fund the government including the wars in iraq and afghanistan. none of those promised food safety improvements. and no vote on healthier school lunch standards. political analyst nathan gonzalez says most americans are probably glad to see them head for the exit door. >> right now so skeptical with washington that there's nothing they could pass in the next couple days that could change the trajectory of the elections. >> re
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